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PBS
May 17, 2012 9:00pm PDT
quote 's public testimony going on in which news international was saying this was a rogue reporter. and you knew differently, right? >> the line that was being pursued by news international was quite clearly "rogue reporter." i might have had a wry smile to myself that what they were saying to the public wasn't what i knew to be the case. >> bergman: he could smile because of what he now knew. to take on news international, he had sued the police to find out what evidence they were sitting on.
WHUT
May 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
have been initiatives there within news international to make arrangements. did you know anything about those? >> i knew he was coming, but i think the arrangements were made through mr. murdoch's office and number 10. >> rebekah brooks has denied any knowledge of phone hacking, but that's currently the subject of a separate investigation. peter biles, bbc. >> let's take a look at some of the other headlines making around the world. the aftermath of the bomb blast in syria's country, twin suicide car bombs outside a military intelligence building killed 55 people and injured hundreds more. it was the deadliest attack against bashar and fueling ideas that the militants are playing a greater role in the revolt. and escaping unharmed when a blast went on in his convoy and appealed to allow the u.n. mission to continue its work. >> we have a number of military. coming in. so we are building up at a very good pace. we already have more than 150 total strength of the staff in the u.n. supervision mission that there are 105 military observers currently from more and more countries coming in, a
PBS
May 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
murdoch's "news of the world" international papers and the british government? the former chief executive of the company, rebecca brooks, is to give evidence shortly at a inquiry which is running here in london, and it's expected she'll talk about her relations with the current and former prime ministers. there are claims that she and david cameron regularly texted one another as well as meeting frequently in business and social circles. >> rebecca brooks is the former executive who was courted by prime ministers. her papers backed tony blair three times. she was a guest of gordon brown's at a pajama party. historical detail of politicians past is likely to feature when she takes to the witness stand later. just a day after her friend and former colleague, andy colson, once director of communications at downing street, gave evidence. >> rebecca was the sharp hand of rupert murdoch. she was the interface between the murdoch empire and the politicians. she was the orkstraret of the kind of social media. it was her wedding, it was her party, it was her pajama party. she was the social interf
CSPAN
May 25, 2012 7:00pm EDT
? he was close to mr. brown, wasn't he? >> my understanding of how news international works in terms of appointments of editors is he would not have involved any of the conversation, either at that stage, by the way, because it was after that when she was promoted, some time after that, and also, i just didn't believe it. i just -- i came -- i came away believing it was an atestament by mr. brown -- attempt by mr. brown to impress his closeness to me to mr. murdoch, and i didn't believe it. >> it was impressed on you by mr. murdoch, and that was clear, the strong message transmitted to you, but the two predictions were right, with respect they? >> as far as predictions go, it was hopeless. >> certain events had not intruded -- she was promoted. >> sometime later, yes. >> you refer to mr. osborn, met with him in 2005 -- >> yes. >> did you get along well with him? >> along fine. we didn't spend a lot of time together, but i remember having a cup of coffee with him at that conference. >> there's a story that was in news of the world in october of 2005. >> yes. >> can we understand the c
PBS
May 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT
to a scandal that has rocked the british political establishment, the former editor of two news international tabloids has been telling an ethics inquiry about her close relationship with top politicians in london. rebekah brooks said she used to exchange text messages with prime minister david cameron at least once a week and that he would occasionally sign off with, "lol," which he believed meant lots of love. >> the woman who so recently was such a significant member of the media, rebekah brooks, summoned today to answer questions about the unseen world of the press and politicians. >> the witness today is rebekah brooks. >> rebekah brooks resigned from news international shortly after she was investigated for phone hacking. >> i received some indirect messages from number 10, no. 11, home office, foreign office. >> tony blair? >> yes. >> mr. gramm? >> no. >> it has been reported in relation to mr. cameron that you receive the message of support along the lines, "keep your head up." >> i do not think it was those exact words, but along those lines. >> did you also receive a message along t
CSPAN
May 11, 2012 2:00am EDT
, and always a saturday night phone call. aside from the occasional news international meeting when he was in london for when i would go to new york for the budget discussions. >> end of the content, what was he interested in? >> in terms of specific content i do not remember any conversations about a particular part of the paper. we did talk about sports pages. the company made of a big investment about expanding the size of sports coverage, and that was a fundamentally important part about the mix to the paper, so i am sure we discussed that, and we discuss politics in general, and he would give his view on whatever was in the news at the time. >> he tried to buy but i did not succeed. wasn't he interested in scoops? >> i might tell him if we have a good story when we were planning on running that night, but not always. >> wasn't he interested in stories but might impact success of the newspaper? >> sport is a good example. in terms of driving the news of the world, the sport was crucial, and it had an impact on physical production, so i remember having that conversation. "news of th
CSPAN
May 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
? >> yes. >> as of that stage, did you also have stocked in news international, as opposed to news corporation? >> i had shares in news international, which i tnk i sold it before i left the company, before i resigned. there may have been some shares i had around this time that i may have sold immediately. >> can i be clear -- apart from the restricted stock units which would vest in august 2007, were the shares or stocks either in news international or news corporation, up by may 2007, in your possession? >> i do not believe so. >> there is a provision that the employer will pay any reasonable professional expenses incurred by you in relation to certain matters. that clause, i think, is subject to litigation in a court of appeal. that is right. >> under the last clause, 7.1b, you agreed, in consideration of a small payment, you would not make or cause to be made, directly or indirectly, any statement or comment to any person, including without limitation to the press or other media, which might impugn the good name or character of the employer, any of its newspapers, or any associ
PBS
May 15, 2012 6:00pm PDT
possible. news international's chief executive facing a criminal court. rebekah brooks was formally charged before being driven away. pursued by photographers who might once have worked for her. prosecutors announced six out of seven arrested would be charged. " there is sufficient evidence. i have concluded that the prosecution is required in the public interest. >> tonight, rebekah brooks and her husband emerged with statements that did not conceal their anger. >> i am baffled by the decision to charge me today. however, more importantly, i cannot express my anger in off that those closest to me have been dragged into this unfairly. one day, the details of this case will emerge. people will see today as nothing more than an expensive sideshow, a waste of public money, as a result of an unjust and big decision. >> i feel today is an attempt to use me and others as scapegoats. the effect will be to draft up the pressure on my wife -- wrap it up the pressure on my wife, who is the subject of a witchhunt. >> the case hinges on july of last year. the news of the world's closed, rebekah brooks
PBS
May 11, 2012 2:30pm PDT
resigned from news international shortly after she was arrested by police investigating phone hacking. she told the inquiry that her departure had prompted commiseration from within the government. >> i received indirect messages from number 10, number 11, home office, for an office. >> did mr. blair send you one? >> yes. >> it has been reported, in relation to mr. cameron, you received a message of support along the lines "keep your head up." >> along those lines. >> you also received a message along these lines -- "sorry i could not have been as loyal to you as i could have spent -- been." >> very indirectly. >> it has been claimed that david cameron and mrs. brooks texted each other up to a dozen times a day. untrue, she said. >> it is preposterous. " that will now been a relief to downing street, but not this. >> everyone wants to know how his texts were signed off. >> occasionally, "lol" -- lots of love. until i told him that it meant "laugh out loud." >> the culture secretary and his office had asked news international to help guide the government's position on the phone hacking alle
PBS
May 8, 2012 10:00pm PDT
there's public testimony going on in which news international was saying this was a rogue reporter. and you knew differently, right? >> the line that was being pursued by news international was quite clearly "rogue reporter." i might have had a wry smile to myself that what they were saying to the public wasn't what i knew to be the case. >> bergman: he could smile because of what he now knew. to take on news international, he had sued the police to find out what evidence they were sitting on. >> crucially, the police handed over what became known as the "e-mail for neville." this was an e-mail from a junior reporter who was sending the transcripts of about 35 intercepted voicemail messages to the then chief reporter of the news of the world, neville thurlbeck. and that clearly showed the intimate involvement of at least two news of the world journalists in handling messages that had been intercepted illegally from gordon taylor's phone. and that completely contradicted the official version of events. >> bergman: the e-mail would eventually thrust james murdoch, rupert's son, into
CSPAN
May 14, 2012 12:40am EDT
a saturday night phone call. aside from the occasional news international meeting when he was in london for when i would go to new york for the budget discussions. >> end of the content, what was he interested in? >> in terms of specific content i do not remember any conversations about a particular part of the paper. we did talk about sports pages. the company made of a big investment about expanding the size of sports coverage, and that was a fundamentally important part about the mix to the paper, so i am sure we discussed that, and we discuss politics in general, and he would give his view on whatever was in the news at the time. >> he tried to buy but i did not succeed. wasn't he interested in scoops? >> i might tell him if we have a good story when we were planning on running that night, but not always. >> wasn't he interested in stories but might impact success of the newspaper? >> sport is a good example. in terms of driving the news of the world, the sport was crucial, and it had an impact on physical production, so i remember having that conversation. "news of the world" inves
CSPAN
May 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
, -- >> recorded questioning from earlier today, and now back to live coverage of former news international chief executive rebekah brooks, testifying on british phonak and the relationship between the press and politicians. >> do you recall occasion at the time the labour party brighton in september 2004 when chris brown mp had been speaking at a meeting and argued that rupert murdoch should not be allowed -- do you recall that? >> i don't, i'm afraid. i'm sorry. what data was it? >> 2004. as he arrived at the news international reception, you approached mr. blair. do recall that? >> i think i know what anecdote you're referring to. >> it's not an anecdote. and a witness statement i've seen, you said mr. brown, shouldn't you be out of comment by now, or something like it. did you say that? >> i don't wind up saying that, no. >> do you remember what your husband said? >> i remember what mr. bright said my husband said. >> he was extremely rude, wasn't he? >> mr. bright? >> no, your husband. >> i don't think he said that. >> mr. watzman, you had him for mr. watzman. mr. watzman would say, or will
CSPAN
May 18, 2012 1:30pm EDT
that are you been predict. one is the guardian and the other three of the four at news international papers. the guardian normally supports the labor party expect in elections when it needs them to support us, it supports the liberal democrats. it did that in 1983 and again in 2010. so it's sort of fair weather friend. it won't support the conservatives. it's unpredictable. and for the murdoch papers since mr. murdoch purchased those papers. the sunday times has always supported conservatives and did in 1997. the other bit what i perceive of mr. murdoch's approach particularly with the sun and the news of the world was that he reckoned that his political influence would be greater if as it were his support was available in return for what he thought he could get out of it. i don't mean a deal. i see no evidence of a deal. but he thought there was something in it. now they might, the benign view of this is that the people at news international took a very -- people at news international like other newspaper executives were very concerned about where that are readers were and that they suppor
CSPAN
May 11, 2012 8:00pm EDT
delivers the commencement address at barnard >> former news international chief executive rebekah brooks testifying. then president obama talks about his home ownership initiative in -- nevada. then the competition with gary johnson. -- a presentation with gary johnson. next, rebekah brooks testifying before a british panel examining the relationships between politicians and the british press. as well as the culture and practices of the media. she discusses e-mails and text messages between prime minister david cameron and other conservative party and labor party leaders. last year, rebekah brooks testified before a british parliamentary committee investigating an alleged phone hacking scandal. she was arrested last july on suspicion of conspiracy and corruption and arrested again in march 2012 on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. the criminal investigation is still pending. >> the other witness today is rebekah brooks. thank you. >> i swear that the evidence i shall give will be the whole truth and nothing but the truth. >> your full name, please. >> rebek
CSPAN
May 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
on your evidence hostile to news international. and you have mr. cameron, who is -- is that correct, he is favorable to news international? >> he wasn't hostile to "the sun." >> just have this would wait in your thinking. you are the chief executive officer now, so that's something you should be thinking about, wouldn't you agree? >> it depends if you, i mean, there is, gordon brown is, if you accept the premise that gordon brown is a responsible politician, that doesn't put personal prejudice or bitterness before his policymaking decisions. so if you accept that premise then the threats are pointless and should be dismissed. however, if he's not that person and he doesn't put those things, then that's a failing because it shouldn't be about his personal prejudice. "the sun" supported the labour party for many, many years. and then decided to make a change. so it didn't occur to me at the time that mr. brown and his colleagues would devote their time into carrying this out. >> of course it might of been part have been implied settlement between "the sun" and the labour party, in power f
PBS
May 15, 2012 4:00pm PDT
on assignment has the story. >> when all this started, and it hardly seemed possible. news international's chief executive facing a criminal court. rebekah brooks was formally charged today before being driven away, pursued by photographers who might once have worked for her. prosecutors earlier announced six out of seven arrested would be charged. >> i see sufficient evidence for a realistic prospect of conviction. >> tonight, rebekah brooks and her husband charlie, who was also being charged, emerged with statements that did not conceal there anger. >> i am baffled by the decision to charge me today. however, more importantly, i cannot express my anger enough that those closest to me have been dragged into this unfairly. one day, the details of this case will merge. and people will see today as nothing more than an expensive side show, a waste of public money, and the result of and in just decision. >> i feel today is an attempt to use meat and others as scapegoats -- to use me and others as scapegoats, the effect of which will be to ratchet up the pressure on my wife, who i also feel is the s
CSPAN
May 11, 2012 10:30pm EDT
arrived at the news international reception, you approached him. do you recall that? >> i think i know what antidote you are referring to. what it is not an antidote. antecdote. antidot i do not remember saying that. no. >> do you recall what your husband said? >> i remember what mr. bryant said. >> he was extremely rude, wasn't he? your husband. >> i don't think he said that. >> mr. watson, you had it been for mr. watson. mr. watson says following his resignation in 2006, is that true? >> you encourage them to write verse information. >> they have written this. i think mr. watson is referring to an incident -- and instance when he galvanized the troops. it was in order to force mr. blair to resign. it is a queue at the time. there's a situation where the night before he published a letter was calling for a tony blair to step down. he had driven half we across scotland to see mr. brown when the newspaper confronted mr. watson and said he clearly did tell him, he claimed that he was just delivering a thomas the tank dvd. i think these subsequent coverage was very critical of mr. watson.
CSPAN
May 25, 2012 12:00pm EDT
by me after discussions with the editor and leadership of news international and my father that that autumn, "the sun" would either be endorsing the conservative party or certainly, you know, moving away from its traditional or recent support of labour, as it had been through the summer. >> must've been welcome news to mr. cameron, wasn't? >> it seemed that way. >> did you discuss the timing of "the sun's" endorsement? >> we discussed it during the end of the plan that the editors had was that it would be at the end of the conference ease, and if it happened, if the editors want to see what things came out of the conferences, particularly the labour conference, whether or not what they would say. >> that discussion that would endorse you, out the best possible moment, the worst possible moment for mr. brown, the very day as his speech to the labour party conference. was there discussion on the basis because i don't remember the specificity of that but i just, for clarity, i think was the day after, was the article. it was little more focus on labour's record that was an end
CSPAN
May 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the news international team, really from the top tier editorial level, but even in the last ceo responsible for the timing of the decisions. is that right? >> in terms of the party conferences, then yes. >> did you pick a major role here, mrs. brooks? >> i was certainly instrumental in it. you know, ultimately, you know, mr. murdoch was asked. i was instrumental in it, as was trevor kavanagh, and the other dominant women. >> and a decision made by rupert murdoch, but you are the driving force behind it or not? >> no, i was instrumental, not the driving force. it was pretty collected in terms everyone's view, particularly to readership, but everyone see that we were in the distance of the labour party we supported for many years. but in terms of the timing, it was probably quite a small group. >> and you're part of the small group. >> yes. >> of course the timing was careful. it was not just static ica. mr. brown's speech at that time. >> were wrongly to call him maximum political damage, would you agree? >> at a discussion on the timing of this, which is the repeat terribly unfair at the st
CSPAN
May 1, 2012 8:00pm EDT
a report on phone hacking inside news of the world and news international. that is next. and a bloomberg summit on the state of the u.s. economy and federal spending. >> between 1971 and 1973, president richard nixon recorded 4000 hours of phone calls and meetings. >> always agree on the little things and you hold on the big one. i have done this so often with conversations, i will concede that and make them feel better but do not give them the big one. >> every sunday, hear more of that nixon tapes. this weeks, hear conversations with gerald ford, ronald reagan, and george h. w. bush. listen on xm 119 and at cspanradio.org. >> the culture committee a command sports committee released its report on the phone hacking investigation. members found some senior executives at the now defunct " news of the world" and "news international" misled parliament. this is a little more than an hour. >> i hope that you have by now had a time to read the committee's report. i intend to give a brief summary of the committee's conclusions and my colleagues wish to make brief statements before we move to qu
CSPAN
May 21, 2012 8:30pm EDT
that are unpredictable. one is a guardian and the other is the three of the four at news international papers. the guardian normally supports the labor party, but selects elections where we need them. it supports the liberal democrats, so it did in 1983 and did again in 2010. so sort of fair weather friend. it won't support the conservatives, but it certainly sun predictable about whether it will support the labor party. and for the muir dorsch paper, he purchased those papers. it's always supportive for the conservatives and perhaps it did in '97. what i perceive of mr. murdoch's approach with the sun and "news of the world" was that he rec n reckoned that his political influence would be greater if as it were his support was available in return for what he thought he could get out of it. i don't mean some daily, because i've seen no evidence of a deal. he thought there was something in it. now, they might -- a benign view of this is that the people at news international took a ve very -- people at news international like other newspaper executives were very concerned about whether their re
PBS
May 15, 2012 2:30pm PDT
of this started, it hardly seemed possible. news international's chief executive facing a criminal court. rebekah brooks was that the police station today. she was pursued by photographers that might once have worked for her. prosecutors announced six out of seven arrested would be charged. >> there is sufficient evidence of a conviction. i have concluded that a prosecution is required in the public interest in relation to each of the other six. >> tonight, rebekah brooks and her husband, who has also been charged come are merged with statements that did not conceal their anger. >> i am baffled by the decision to charge me. more importantly, i cannot express my anger enough that of those closest to me have been dragged into this and fairly -- unfairly. one day, the details will merge and people will see today as nothing more than an expensive side show, a waste of money as a result of this on just and week decision. -- unjust and weak decision. >> this is a decision to make me and others a scapegoat. we are the subjects of a witch hunt. >> the case centers on july last year. rupert murdoch came t
CSPAN
May 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
newspapers issued a report yesterday finding that rupert murdoch, the head of news corporation international, is, quote, not a fit person to run a major corporation. the culture media and sport committee released the report during an hour, 15-minute news conference. >> i hope that you have by now had a time to read the committee's report. um, i intend just to give a brief summary of the committee's conclusions and then one or two of my colleagues wish to make brief statements before we move to questions. i should first say that the report concentrates, um, not entirely but in large part on the issue of whether this committee was misled in the evidence that it received principally during its 2009 inquiry. although we do go on to draw, obviously, wider conclusions. it is also important to say that the committee has not made any comment about the knowledge or the involvement or the evidence of any individuals who have been arrested. we have deliberately refrained from doing so because we are conscious of risk that any comment might produce a possible criminal trial. having said that, the commit
CSPAN
May 10, 2012 8:00pm EDT
from the occasional news international meeting when he was in london for when i would go to new york for the budget discussions. >> end of the content, what was he interested in? >> in terms of specific content i do not remember any conversations about a particular part of the paper. we did talk about sports pages. the company made of a big investment about expanding the size of sports coverage, and that was a fundamentally important part about the mix to the paper, so i am sure we discussed that, and we discuss politics in general, and he would give his view on whatever was in the news at the time. >> he tried to buy but i did not succeed. wasn't he interested in scoops? >> i might tell him if we have a good story when we were planning on running that night, but not always. >> wasn't he interested in stories but might impact success of the newspaper? >> sport is a good example. in terms of driving the news of the world, the sport was crucial, and it had an impact on physical production, so i remember having that conversation. "news of the world" invested in new presses, and i was co
WHUT
May 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
stewardship over a major international company. >> that corporately at news world and news international misled the committee repeatedly about the true extent of the nature of the what they claimed to have carried out in decision to the phone hacking and failed to disclose documents that would have revealed the truth. as a result of these various attempts to mislead the committee, the report we published in 2010 was not based on a fully accurate picture. >> so they have the chairman of the kul which you ared media there. let's talk to our correspondent who has been following the events from central london. naomi, this is quite damning, isn't it? when the committee talks about rupert murdoch not being a fit person to exercise sturdeship, isn't it? >> it is. >> it says of rupert murdoch, he turns a blind eye and exhibited willful blindness as to what was going on in his company's operations. james murdoch, his son, is also criticized heavily and accuses him of willful ignorance and if he didn't ask more questions, about what was going on, it clearly raises questions of competence. >> but i
FOX
May 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of phone hacking at one of the company's tabloids, the news of the world. and news international is the british division of robert murdoch's news are the world. >> the chairman of the international misled the committee in 2009 in not telling the truth about the payment made to clive goodman and his roll in authorizing them and the payments of the legal fees. >> reporter: the committee report lid divided over the harsh criticism of murdoch, although he's not accused of misleading him, he should ultimately be prepared to take responsibility. >> in the view of the majority of committee members, rupert murdoch is not fit to run an international company. >> reporter: the committee criticizing murdoch's son james, a former news international executive chairman. it said that he could have halted phone hacking as early as 2008. and is believed to have started in 2001n. a statement, news corp said, quote, the company fully acknowledges the wrong doing and acknowledges to everyone the privacy that was invaded. it closed down last july and 25 employees of news international have been arrest
PBS
May 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
is sworn in as president of france. the first socialist in the post in 17 years. news international's former chief executive rebekah brooks is charged with perverting the course of justice in connection with the u.k. phone-hacking scandal. >> coming up in sports today with me, katherine downs in half an hour. the blue half of manchester comes out forced to cheer on their heroes. the english premiere league after 44 years of winning the top title. in real madrid, after breaking goal and points records. and then off to the controversial blue then back to the red stuff. monfils is the winner in day one in rome. >> more on our lead story. going back to the elysee palace. doesn't look so huge from there. but with me is from the university of college london near london, obviously, but we're just having a look at these pictures. it is a pretty cavernous room, isn't it? >> yes. contains the several hundred on hand. >> plenty of glad handing to be done by the president here. just what you made of the inaugural speech. >> of course it was not addressed for france. in keeping for tonight with
CSPAN
May 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
it politely, we have been led up to a garden path by news international but more importantly, so were the readers of its newspapers, the general public, and the victims of phone hacking. two years ago, we found the organization guilty of collective amnesia and said it was inconceivable that one reporter was involved and we're right. on the same evidence we received, the press complaints commission exonerated the -- "the news of the world." for credibility say, we had to look at -- misled us. we do not want to prejudice any future trials following the arrests. we also thought it was not right for the few people in this circumstances should carry the whole of the corporate -- [inaudible] i would remind people of one thing in relation to those findings. report murdoch who founded -- rupert murdoch founded the organization. also the human cost of phone hacking, it was not just a technical trick or a victimless crime. the cost was laid bare in some of the statements filed by a newsgroup is papers and we cite one of those statements, those of shalit church and her family. >> thank you. the
CNN
May 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
to you that we are waiting to find out whether former news international ceo rebecca brooks will face criminal charges, we have learned that she will. former news international ceo rebecca brooks seen here and her husband will face criminal charges for her role in the u.s. phone hacking scandal. they are going to be charged with perverting the -- i'm sorry, the u.k. scanned zal. they're going to be charged with perverting the course of justice. that is according to british press. we are expecting a press conference right now. let's go to it and listen in right now to a press conference announcing those charges. >> allegations of phone hacking and corruption of public officials in relation to the news of the world and the sun newspapers. following charge these individuals will appear on a date to be determined. no further action will be taken against the seventh suspect. may i remind all concerned that these six individuals will now be charged with criminal offenses and that each have a right to a fair trial. it is very important that nothing is said or reported which could prejudice t
CSPAN
May 22, 2012 5:00am EDT
to talk to the news international about a single body, but what is striking in my dealings with these papers over sort of 30 years is that the life is sure they will end by the same group, and they are all very different, and you have had the "sun" which is the most powerful paper and the one that mr. murdoch has used as the agent of the power, and right out front, and then not far behind the "news of the world" and then the "sunday times" which in a sense that shares a name with the "times" is a very, very different animal from the works in a different market. and i put those three together in one bracket. and they are sort of parties and vehicles and quite separately the times and i have to say in sort of an interest because i have written for them on and off for the last 30 years, but that, the times has a very different culture from these other papers, and in my lengthy experience, maintains high standards and i just say that, because i think it is quite important that they should not all be tarred with the same brush. >> it bears the weight of its history? >> yes. and
CSPAN
May 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
to the conclusion which i'm sure will be news international submission that this whole issue demonstrates the truth about mr. murdoch has been saying all along. namely, that he does not ask for favors and the politicians asked for none either. there was a further reason why, think about the events of january 1981. in particular the luncheon engagement. until the thatcher foundation released the relevant papers in march 2012, mr. murdoch had apparently no recollection of it whatsoever. at his evidence to you was he still does not appear to be honest, as he put it. have to question whether this is the elected amnesia. mr. murdoch told he did not enjoy frequent encounters with baroness thatcher. the acquisition of the time, and its associated title, must be one of the most important in his commercial life. this was a time of heightened emotion. could an intimate lunch at chequers would have been forgotten? human recollection is notoriously patchy and we unreliable. we all know that. the fact that i, for example, would be 100% certain i would be able to remove an event such as this occurring 30 some ye
PBS
May 8, 2012 6:30pm PDT
, but there still would have been a delay. it is a difficult situation. >> the new international airport is one of germany's's biggest infrastructure projects since reunification. now the grand opening could be months away. >> not the worst news in the world. everybody loves a delay. >> we have more about race in just a minute. >> stay with us. -- with more about greece. >> welcome back. the political stalemate continues to increase with that nation looking like a could face a new round of voting. >> voters made one point crystal clear at the polls. all large majority reject the last five years of austerity and see its as having harmed their country. that means whatever government finally emerges will be under intense pressure to renegotiate the terms of the country fell bailout. >> in athens' main industrial park, the elections are the main topic of conversation. these businessmen are struggling to come to terms. they are worried they could come to serious difficulties. production might still be running normally right now, but the potential for problems is a huge. >> i do not even want to thin
WHUT
May 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> thanks very much. the former chief executive of rupert murdoch's news international rebekah brooks is to be charged by british prosecutors for subverting the course of justice in connection with a phone hacking scandal. today's move means she is almost certain to face a criminal trial over the allegations that her husband charlie brooks has also been charged with the same events. a man convicted of the murder of an iranian nuclear scientist has been hanged in to airan. majid jamali fashi has been hanged. israel has refused to comment on. the on lebanese troops have been deployed on the seats of the northern city of tripoli following sectarian clashes which erupted on a weekend, links to the conflict in neighboring syria. gunfire has been exchanged between supporters of the president and 70 groups -- and sunni groups. north korea posted a second vice leader is in north korea on an official visit. he is the ceremonial head of state. the trip comes after north korea oppose the controversial rocket launched -- north korea's controversial rocket launch. now this report from jakarta. >>
ABC
May 16, 2012 5:30am EDT
. a new jersey senator requested that study after a series of breaches at newark international. one of the incidents included a passenger with a knife bypassing tsa screeners. another breach included passengers walking around the security checkpoints like what you just saw there. congress is is now set to discuss this report later today. >>> it was a pricey mistake at a gas pump in wisconsin. a bp station accidentally priced the gas 37 cents a gallon. when was the last time gas was 37 cent? >> 1973. >> that's according to tom. that caused hundreds of cars to line up, hoping to fill up. once that mistake was realized, the pumps were immediately shut down, but dozens got to take advantage of the low price, if just for a moment. now, we're pretty sure no place around here has that kind of a deal, but if you do want to know the least expensive gas in your area, abc2news.com, put in your zip code and we'll find you the least expensive gas near your home. >>> coming up a little bit later today mayor stephanie rolins blake will join city and nonprofit leaders making an announcement about
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